AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. (AGFS), a global leader in produce freshness solutions, today announced the launch of ActiMist, a foggable fungicide delivery system, strengthening its’ industry-leading SmartFresh Quality System. Fludioxnil, marketed as ActiMistFDL will be the first in a family of foggable fungicides added to the existing service platform of SmartFresh™ 1-MCP, HarvistaTM for pre-harvest application, and the state-of-the-art AdvanStoreTM monitoring technology, combining to provide our customers with a comprehensive, unsurpassed food preservation solution.
“ActiMist represents a real industry breakthrough,” said Jordi Ferre, Chief Executive Officer of AgroFresh. “AgroFresh has developed a novel delivery system that is changing how fungicides are applied. By developing fogging technology that puts our equipment right into our customers’ storage room, we simplify logistics, improve fogging performance, and facilitate the simultaneous application of both fungicide and SmartFresh™. This saves our customers time and money compared to common fungicide application processes currently in use. ActiMistFDL is available as we head into the North American apple harvest season, significantly strengthening the value of our SmartFresh™ Quality System. ActiMist is the latest example of how AgroFresh is empowering the food industry with a range of integrated solutions designed to help growers, packers and retailers improve produce freshness and quality for the good of our industry, consumers and planet.”
AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. (AGFS) is a global industry leader in providing innovative data-driven specialty solutions aimed at enabling growers and packers of fresh produce to preserve and enhance the freshness, quality and value of fresh produce and to maximize the percentage of produce supplied to the market relative to the amount of produce grown. Its flagship product is the SmartFresh™ Quality System, a freshness protection technology proven to maintain firmness, texture and appearance of fruits during storage and transport. SmartFresh is currently commercialized in over 40 countries worldwide. Additionally the company has a number of different solutions and application technologies that have either been launched (Harvista, RipeLock, LandSpring) or will be launched in the future that will extend its footprint to other crops and steps of the global produce supply chain. For more information, please visit www.agrofresh.com.
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